|2012 Konkani Journalism Day, Goa - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
It was on 2nd Feburary, 1889 that the first Konknni language periodical in the Romi script was published from Poona. Called the *Udentechem Sallok* (Lotus of the East), it was the initiative of Eduardo Jose Bruno de Souza. It started as a monthly periodical and soon changed to fortnightly. To mark the Konknni Potrokaritecho Dis (Konknni Journalism Day), the Goa-based Dalgado Konknni Akademi (DKA) organised a panel discussion on Konknni Journalism on 2nd Feburary, 2012 at Tiatr Academy Goaâs Con...
Keywords: goa; journalism; konkani; roman script; anniversary of first konkani newspaper
|Remembering a poet, ManoharRai Sardessai - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
On the birth anniversary of noted Konkani poet ManoharRai Sardessai, a function was held at the Central Library, Panjim, remebering his work. January 18, 2013. Starts off with music (4.12 m). Architect-trainer Praveen Sabnis is the compere. Late journalist Umesh Mahambre is remembered at the start of the function. The evening promises poems in Konkani, Portuguese, English, French... in tribute of the poet late Manoharrai Sardessai...
Keywords: goa; konkani; poet; manoharrai sardessai
|Remembering Alfred Rose - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Goan Konkani musician late Alfred Rose's 80th birthday was celebrated on April 22, 2012 at Panjim's Kala Academy with a concert in his honour.
Keywords: goa; music; konkani; alfred rose; regional music
|The Coppersmiths of Mapusa - Frederick FN Noronha|
Traditional coppersmiths of Mapusa, a town in North Goa, the former Portuguese colony in India, talk about their craft, and trying times. Conversation in Konkani. Contributions by Domnic Fernandes (author of Domnic's Goa)
Keywords: coppersmiths; goa; mapusa; konkani interviews; domnic fernandes
|Ugtem Molob, a Konkani Poets' Meet in Goa - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Recorded on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at the Tristao Braganca Cunha Hall, during the monthly (last Saturday) session of Ugtem Molob (Open Skies), a multilingual poets' meet in Panjim. Featured here are the readings of Ramesh Ghadi (in Konkani on the manipulations of politicians in current elections), Shakuntala Bharne (on love and politics), Lakshman Pitre (Marathi, ghazals, etc), Karan Khandeparkar, Bharat Naik (whose poems are also published in Sunaparant), Sheetal Salgaonkar (five tiny vers...
Keywords: goa; konkani; marathi; poets; english; ugtem molob
|Fr Vasco Rego, Konkani and the liturgy (Goa) - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Fr Vasco Rego, a senior Catholic priest in Goa, talks (in Konkani or Konknni) about his many attempts to build resources in that small language from western coastal India, specially in the Church itself. Fr Rego is considered a pioneer in this field. This talk was presented at the Dalgado Konknni Akademi on February 23, 2012. DETAILS: On this day, the Dalgado Konknni Akademi (DKA) hosted a presentation by distinguished Konknni writer Fr...
Keywords: konkani; clergy; priests; goa; fr vasco rego
|Manthan Book Release - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Dr Madhavi Sardessai of the Goa University's Konkani Department releases her book *Manthan*, a collection of her selected writings, in Devanagari Konkani. This is an audio recording of the entire programme (in Konkani). The book is published by Zaag Publications, Goa, India. The book contains 13 essays. Many are talks delivered at various conferences or events, or responses to certain developments...
Keywords: goa; Konkani; devanagari; dr madhavi sardessai; writings in konkani; zaag publications; manthan; collected writing
|The Collector of Konkani Texts - Recorded by Doordarshan. Interview by Stanley Vaz.|
Brazinho Soares, of Santa Cruz village in Goa, India, is a collector of the written word in the local language Konkani. Over the years, he has built an amazing collection of the many (often now unavailable) books published in this tiny Indian "national" language. Here, he tells of his experiences with interviewer Stanley Vaz. Interview in Konkani, Doordarshan.
Keywords: konkani; writings; texts; books; collections; brazinho soares; stanley vaz; doordarshan; goa; konkani; indian languages
|Ramesh Veluskar, a poet from Goa - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
A conversation with Konkani poet Ramesh Veluskar, where he explains his work and inspirations. Recorded by FN on January 27, 2012 at the Kala Academy, Panjim.
Keywords: goa; konkani; poet; Ramesh Veluskar; author; writer; interviews; word-profile
|Three tiatr (Konkani theatre) books released in Goa, India - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Three tiatr (Konkani theatre) books released in Goa, India
Keywords: goa; konkani; theatre; tiatr; books; tiatr academy of Goa
|The James Hardley Chase of Konkani Writing - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Bonaventure D'Pietro (Bonaventure Peter Fernandes), Konkani writer and novelist, talks about his work and his art at a "Borovpiak Bhett" (Meet The Writer) programme held at the Tiatr Akademi, Goa in Panjim on January 27, 2012. D'Pietro is the author fo the novella *Tera Numbrachi Kottri* (1976), and the novels *Kallea Vistadachi Choli* (1972), *Clara* (1972), *Mhojea Paicho Fondd* Part I and II (1974), *From Goa With Love* (1975), among others.
Keywords: writing; novels; Konkani; Goa; romans; bonaventure d'pietro
|Stuti Dec 2013 - Performance by Stuti, recorded by FN|
Stuti, performs at the St. Inez Church, Panjim, Goa, India.
Keywords: choral; christmas; music; india; goa; konkani; church; st inez
|Suk Anim Dukh (Joy and Sorrow) ... Songs in Konkani - From the cassette Sukh anim Dukh. Uploaded by FN.|
Songs of Goan life. Recorded 40 years ago. Lyrics by Jock Sequeira. Vocalists Jock Sequeira, Sibila Pinto, Mervyn Maciel. Musicians: Adolfo Saldanha (violin), Alfredo Figueiredo (Portuguese guitar), Denzyl Sequeira (guitar), Derreck Sequeira (keyboards).
Keywords: goa; expat; music; konkani; india; portuguese-influenced music
|Lorna! Live In Saligao! - Sung by Lorna. Recorded by FN|
Lorna, the Nightingale of Goa, sings at Saligao, during Heritage Festival 2014.
Keywords: konkani; song; goa; music; lorna; saligao; heritage festival 2014
|Lusostalgia -- The Best of Chico Fonseca - Chico Fonseca.|
Fontainhas Panjim-based singer-guitarist keeps alive the music of another era in this former Portuguese colony. Here, he sings in Portuguese (including Brasilian), Konkani, Italian and Spanish . Contact Chico on +91-832-2222052 or +91-9823525063
Keywords: music; goa; luso; portuguese; konkani; italian; spanish; chico fonseca; fontainhas
|MarianHymns - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Fr. Joaquim Loiola Pereira : Marian Hymns in Audio and on the Guitar (Konkani). Work in progress. Recorded on April 15, 2013 at Altinho, Panjim, Goa.
Keywords: goa; konkani; hymns; marian; catholic; fr joaquim loiola pereira
|Mogacho Maand - Recorded by FN|
The Goa Book Club (on Googlegroups) this month held "A One-Hour Freestyle Open Unconference on Konkani" which they called Mogacho Maand: Konknnicho Avaz. This was held along with the HIMKO, Hindi-Marathi and Konkani Club of the Dempo College. Promoted by engineer Jose Lourenco and Augusto Pinto, the idea was to "listen to the varied voices, accents and dialects of Konkani". Participants were invited to bring along a very short story or poem or folktale or novel excerpt and read it out ("in a...
Keywords: goa; konkani; oral; varieties; dialects; goa book club; panjim; himko; hindi marathi konkani club; april 2013; massano de amorim campus
|A novel, theatre, verse, music and books from the world of Konkani - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
A report on Dalgado Day (May 8, 2012) at the Dalgado Konkani Akademy, in Panjim, Goa (India).
Keywords: konkani; roman script; goa; mangalore; kannada script; dalgado konkani akademi; poems; novels; song; interviews; full day programme
|Tomazinho Cardozo, an interview in Mangalore|
Former Goa Assembly Speaker, and a man of the performing arts, Tomazinho Cardozo, speaks with Willy Goes about building Konkani bridges between Goa and Mangalore, both of which share some similar linguistic and other traditions. This interview was conducted at Radio Saranga, 107.8 FM at Mangalore, on March 10, 2012. Interview in the Konkani language.
Keywords: goa; mangalore; konkani; tomazinho cardozo; culture; language; radio saranga; community radio station
|The Violin Goes Konkani - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Young students of the Brazil-returned Dr Pelegrino da Costa perform snippets of Konkani music, from the western coastal state of Goa, a former Portuguese colony.
Keywords: goa; konkani music; violin; students; dr pelegrino da costa; campal; panjim; brazil-returned; professor
|Radio Sarang, Mangalore, India - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Community/campus radio station Radio Sarang operates from St. Aloysius College in Mangalore, Karnataka, India. An introduction to the station and a tete-a-tete with Fr (Dr.) Richard Rego SJ, the director of SARaNG FM Community Radio. He is Head & Assoc. Professor of the Department of Mass Communication (PG), St Aloysius College; PB 720 Mangalore - 575003. Contacts for him phone: +91-824-2449700-01 (Off) +91-824-2449706-07 (Res) +91-9448546425...
Keywords: radio; community; india; mangalore; karnataka; st aloysius; alternative media; community radio; radio sarang; konkani; beary language
|The Stuti Choral Ensemble, Goa, performs at the Maquinez Palace (Sept 25, 2011) - The Stuti Choral Ensemble, Goa and MLS' Baroque Ensemble (String and Flute). Recorded by Frederick Noronha.|
The Stuti Choral Ensemble of Goa performs under the direction of Miguel Cotta, LTCL, and piano accompaniment by Pearl Viegas, ATCL, and the MLS' Baroque Ensemble (Strings & Flute) led by Ashley do Rego, LTCL. Performance recorded on Sunday, September 25, 2011, with permission from Dr Eufemiano Miranda.
Keywords: goa; choral; ensemble; stuti; miguel cotta; choral ensemble; classical; western; konkani; folk
|Enclidas de Elly: Editing the Konkani Cine Times - Recorded by FN|
A recording from the Dalgado Konknni Akademi-organised Borovpeak Bhett (Meet the Writer) Programme on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at TAG Hall, Campal, Panjim, Goa at 4.30 pm. The personality for the Borovpeak Bhett is Enclidas de Elly, publisher and editor of Cine Times, a Konkani weekly published from Mumbai.Walter Menezes comments: "He was born in Bombay (now Mumbai), the fourth child in a family of seven. His mother always filled his heart with abundant love, especially of Goa, his homela...
Keywords: media; india; bombay; konkani weekly; cine times; newspapers of the past
|Konkani Awards 2012 (TSKK, Goa) - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
AUDIO IN KONKANI LANGUAGE [This report from Miguel Braganza): Mandd Sobhann Gurkar and General Secretary of the Jagotik Konknni Songahattonn [Global Konknni Organization], Eric Ozario presented the prestigious Antonio Pereira Konknni Puroskar for lifetime contribution to promotion of Konknni language and culture to Mr Cyriaco Dias, the veteran Tiatr and Konknni film artist as well a freedom fighter...
Keywords: konkani; awards; thomas stevens konknni kendr; dr pratap naik sj; goa; india; languages in india
|Graphic Novels, Goa and Konkani - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
An audio report of the Get Graphic workshop, held on July 10, 2012 at the Goa Central Library, Panjim, Goa, India. It was held at the Audio-visual Hall at the new Central Library building in Patto, Panjim on Tuesday, June 10 at 5pm.Organised by: Aniruddha Sen Gupta, 1016, Muddo vaddo, Carona, Bardez, Goa 403 523 Tel: +91-832-2289883, 2293766
Keywords: comics; goa; konkani; graphic books; goawriters; aniruddha sen gupta; panjim; central library
|Philo de Pilerne... a Konkani Tiatr Stage Artiste from Goa, India - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Tiatr Academy Goa featured Philo de Pilerne in their monthly programme âKolakorak Bhettâ (Meet the Artiste) on 21st February 2012 at 4:45 pm at TAG's Conference Hall, Campal Trade Centre, Panjim. Philomena DâSouza who was known to tiatr lovers as Philo de Pilerne has carved a special niche for herself on the field of tiatr due to her acting abilities. A born artiste, she showed signs of acting and dancing while in the school...
Keywords: tiatr; konkani; stage; goa; india; western india; regional theatre; philo de pilerne; interviews; oral history
|Khand -- a novelette in Konkani (by Willy Goes, from Goa) - Recorded by Willy Goes|
An audio-book read by the author, artist-musician-writer Willy Goes. This novelette is a story set amidst the contemporary Goan clash of changing values, visions and views. The traditional and the "modern". Located in a Catholic setting in village Goa, it focuses on issues of faith and a lack of it. The book is narrated by the author himself, in a simple but expressive language. This labour of love for the author can also be useful as a language-practice and language (intermediate-level) learnin...
Keywords: konkani; novel; willy goes; khand; fiction; goa; western india; modern indian writing
Downloads: 802 (5 reviews)
|Ramesh Ghadi - Ramesh Ghadi's poetry. Recorded by FN.|
The memories and the pain of missing Goa. That's what spurred Ramesh Ghadi to keep writing his poetry, in the Konkani language (of Goa), when he was away from home for 16-years. In a free-wheeling chat, he recites and explains the context of his verse. His poetry deals with the changing Goa of the 1970s till date. Among his poems he recites * Te Dis (Those Days) * Paddeli (The Coconut Plucker) * Sobit Te Dis (The Village of the 1970s) * Chandanacho Haar (The Garland of Sandlewood) * Romibaba San...
Keywords: konkani; poetry; india; goa; environment; tourism; development; poetry; Goa; India; Ramesh Ghadi
Downloads: 95 (2 reviews)
|The Secret History of Konkani: A Talk - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Dr. Jason Keith Fernandes talks on The Secret History f the Konkani Language (at the Xavier Centre of Historical Research, Friday, November 15, 2013 evening). Jason Keith Fernandes was recently awarded a Ph.D. for his doctoral thesis titled Citizenship Experiences of Goan Catholics. The thesis studies the ongoing debate around the demand for recognition of Konkani in the Roman script. In his presentation ‘The Secret History of the Konkani Language’that draws from his doctoral research Jaso...
Keywords: goa; konkani; language; politics; language politics; roman script; devanagari script; language controversy in goa
|Stuti Live At The Kala 2013 - Stuti Choral Ensemble and Baroque Ensemble, Goa (recorded by FN)|
The Stuti Choral Ensemble, live, at the Kala Academy, Goa, India.
Keywords: goa; india; stuti; choral music; sanskrit; latin; english; konkani; chamber music; violin concerto; serenade for strings; chamber music in konkani; konkan pastorale; stauti choral ensemble; conductor antonio calisto vas
Downloads: 211 (1 review)
|Reviving a 1640-published book from Goa, in India - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
ARTE DA LINGOA CANARIM: A seventeenth century Konkani grammar by Fr Thomas Stephens SJ and others,was relaunched in a new edition on 19th May 2012 at 4 pm at the Dr Francisco Luis Gomes District Library, Navelim, Salcete, Goa by CinnamonTeal Publishing, in association with Dr Francisco Luis Gomes District Library, Navelim. In this audio recording of the event, Dr Madhavi Sardessai, Reader and Associate Professor, Department of Konkani, Goa University, delivers the keynote address...
Keywords: konkani; jesuit; scholars; grammar; early grammers; goa; india; portuguese; jesuit scholars; arte de lingoa canarim; english jesuits
|Writing for Children from Goa ... Bebeanchem Kazar Launch - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
This is a just-published (Dec 2011) book for children from Goa, India. Immerse yourself in the cultural celebration of the wedding of the frogs through the satirical wit and brilliance of Dr Manoharrai Sardessai's poetry. In *Bebeanchem Kazar*, a time-honoured poem for the young and the old, the poet embraces aspects of Goan culture and politics ... An introduction to the book, and a reading from it, at the Goa University international seminar on Dec 20, 2011 (Arts Faculty Auditorium) where it w...
Keywords: children's writing; Goa; India; reading; educational; local cultures; western coastal India; former Portuguese colony; writing in Konkani in India
|Influence of Portuguese Vocabulary on (the) Konkani Language - Book release recorded by FN|
The verbatim recording of the book release function for "Influence of Portuguese Vocabulary on Konkani Language" by Edward de Lima. The 76-page large sized book was released on January 31, 2014.
Keywords: konkani; portuguese; language; indo-portuguese encounter; linguistic influences; europe-india; linguage; western coastal india; book releases; goa; vikram publications
|Sukh Anim Duk (Joy and Sorrow) SONGS OF GOAN LIFE - Jock Sequeira and Team|
Sukh Anim Duk (Joy and Sorrow). Songs of Goan Life. Recorded by Jock Sequeira and Team, probably in the 1950s or thereabouts. Copy received by FN from Mervyn Maciel. Lyrics by Jock Sequeira. Vocalists: Jock Sequeira, Sibila Pinto, Mervyn Maciel. Musicians: Adolfo Saldanha (violin), Alfredo Figueiredo (Portuguese guitar), Denzyl Sequeira (guitar) and Derrick Sequeira (keyboards).
Keywords: goa; konkani music; diaspora; expat goans; africa goans; jock sequeira; joy and sorrow; songs of goan life; traditional goan music
Downloads: 417 (1 review)
|Stuti, Live in Goa - Stuti/MLS Baroque Ensemble|
The Stuti Choral Ensemble of Goa performs under the direction of Miguel Cotta, LTCL, and piano accompaniment by Pearl Viegas, ATCL, and the MLS' Baroque Ensemble (Strings & Flute) led by Ashley do Rego, LTCL. Performance recorded by Frederick Noronha on Sunday, September 25, 2011, with permission from Dr Eufemiano Miranda.
Keywords: goa, choral, ensemble, stuti, miguel cotta, choral ensemble, classical, western music, konkani music, folk music from goa
|National Seminar on Scripts, With Special Reference to Konkani (India) - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
A seminar was held on March 10-11, 2012, at Mangalore on scripts and languages of modern India, with special reference to Konkani. It was organised by the Jagotik Konknni Songhotton, and organised at the Kalaangan, Mangalore. Excerpts from the event. Among the recordings are speeches of chairperson Prof Valerian Rodrigues; Paper I by Dr Anvita Abbi (Script and Language: Relationship and Contentions); Tulsi (a play based on the story by Jnanpeeth award winner late Ravindra Kelekar, presented by t...
Keywords: scripts; india; languages; konkani; national seminar; mangalore; karnataka; coastal western india; march 2012; jagotik konknni songhotton; kalaangan; eric ozario; tomazinho cardozo
|The Goa Book Club Discusses Translations - Group discussion. Recorded by FN.|
Goa Book Club [http://groups.google.com/group/goa-book-club] held a meeting on Thursday, January 9, 2014, at Broadway Book Centre, first floor at Ashirwad Bldg on 18th June Road. The session focussed on translations, Goa, potentials, and challenges.Do you think we're doing enough in the field of translations? If not, what are the roadblocks? And, what is the potential? Above all: what should be the questions that we ought to be raising?Just to take this debate forward, I heard the 59:18 min long...
Keywords: goa; translations; goa book club; jan 2014; konkani; marathi; english; portuguese; broadway book centre; goa 1556; augusto pinto; dr sharmila rao; xavier cota; sunetra jog; gajanan jog
|Writing for Children in Konkani, a Small Language from the West Coast of India - Recorded by Frederick Noronha/FN|
On Children's Day 2012 (November 14), while schools in Goa were closed for the mid-term break, three books specially written for children. The well-attended programme at the Campal Forest Department's children's park saw kids from across Goa mingle, join in for a magic show, and play the role of book-releasers in a participative function. Speakers on the dias agreed that much needed to be done to promote children's writing in Konkani, particularly in the Roman script...
Keywords: konkani, writing for children, dalgado konknni akademi, goa, india, west coast of india, roman script, dka, goa1556, books, publishing, regional languages, writing for children